PORT JEFFERSON, NY ― Lisa Khavkin has been named vice president for human resources for Mather Hospital, effective March 1, 2021.

Ms. Khavkin was previously the vice president for human resources at Huntington Hospital. She joined Huntington in 2013 as the director of talent and organizational performance. In her seven years at Huntington, she was a key member of the team that facilitated the hospital’s integration into Northwell Health and helped the hospital reach the 96th percentile rank nationally for employee engagement. She has also supported Huntington’s strategic priorities by leading organizational efforts around succession planning, leadership development, talent assessment, and organizational design.

“I am honored and privileged to be welcomed in as vice president of human resources at Mather Hospital,” Ms. Khavkin said. “Preserving what makes Mather the wonderful and respected organization it is today while helping to support the culture and mission into the future is my priority. I could not be more excited to join this team!”

Prior to joining Huntington Hospital/Northwell, Ms. Khavkin held a variety of human resources positions in several Fortune 500 companies serving the workforce solutions, electronics and banking sectors.

A graduate of the State University at Buffalo, she resides in Babylon with her husband and two teenage children.


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About Mather Hospital

Mather Hospital is an accredited 248-bed, non-profit community teaching hospital dedicated to providing a wide spectrum of high-quality healthcare services to Suffolk County residents, showing compassion and respect and treating each patient in the manner we would wish for our loved ones. Mather has twice earned the prestigious Magnet® recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), which recognizes healthcare organizations for quality patient care, nursing excellence and innovations in professional nursing practice. Mather has received 15 “A” ratings for patient safety from The Leapfrog Group. For further information about Mather Hospital, visit www.matherhospital.org or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/matherhospital.


About Northwell Health
Northwell Health is New York State’s largest health care provider and private employer, with 23 hospitals, 830 outpatient facilities and more than 16,600 affiliated physicians. We care for over two million people annually in the New York metro area and beyond, thanks to philanthropic support from our communities. Our 75,000 employees – 18,900 nurses and 4,800 employed doctors, including members of Northwell Health Physician Partners – are working to change health care for the better. We’re making breakthroughs in medicine at the Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research. We’re training the next generation of medical professionals at the visionary Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell and the Hofstra Northwell School of Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies. For information on our more than 100 medical specialties, visit Northwell.edu and follow us @NorthwellHealth on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.